Air Italy responds to American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines allegations

    Air Italy responded (18-Apr-2019) to allegations made by American AirlinesDelta Air Lines and United Airlines, stating it is “perplexed” but “flattered” that the three largest US carriers claim to be threatened by Air Italy. According to Air Italy, its ownership structure has been approved by ENAC and the European CommissionAlisarda holds 51% of Air Italy’s shares while Qatar Airways has a 49% stake. Qatar Airways does not codeshare on its US-Italian services. Air Italy added that if any of these three US carrier’s believe Air Italy’s “small share” in “their” market is a “threat” or that the airline should not serve the US or have an Italian carrier license, they should address their complaints to ENAC and the European Commission. [more – original PR – Italian]